Northern Portugal

/ northern portugal

It’s here, in Northern Portugal, where the history of Portugal starts and later expands into a kingdom. Little towns full of history, national parks with stunning hiking trails, river cruises along Douro and wine tastings in one of the oldest demarcated wine regions in the World are some of the best experiences in the region. 

On top of all the history, stunning views and the best wine tasting in the world, this region also have a coastline laced with splendid beaches suitable for families, water sports or just for some chilled time. 

When To Go

April to October is the best time to visit Northern Portugal.

5 Best places to visit

Porto, Douro Valley, Peneda-Gerês, Guimarães and Chaves.

Regional Specialities

Francesinha, Porto Wine, São João Festival, Careto and Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Monte.

Best Road Trip

The best roadtrip starts in Porto and goes through Douro Valley and ends in Chaves. 

Interesting Facts

The famous author J.K Rowling wrote the first 3 Harry Potter books in Porto.

/ travel guides

Travel Guides with nice tips on how to spend a short break or a week or more in Northern Portugal.  

/ road trips

Detailed and very informative road Trips with everything that you need to know to get you ready for your adventure on the road. 

/ where to eat & where to stay

The best way to know a place is to taste the local food. So, in here we let you know the best and most authentic places to grab a bite. And also, the most beautiful places to stay when you are visiting. 

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